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The Best of E3 2017 (According to Us)

Not all games light a fire in every gamer’s heart. One person’s most anticipated game is another’s winner of the lamest-title-ever award. So we thought we’d share with you our personal highlights and the games that we’re most looking forward to. Here we proudly present to you, the best of E3 (according to us)! To see the trailers for any of these games, simply click t...

Our Thoughts on the Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta

The first weekend of February gave us the closed beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, an open world game where you get to choose how you want to defeat the drug cartels of Bolivia. Laura, Di and Jaz got the chance to try it out. Here are their thoughts: Laura I’ve never played a Tom Clancy Ghost Recon game before so I wasn’t sure what to expect with Wildlands. It’s the first open world ga...

February 2017: Geek News

2016 was a great year for gaming. So what’s next? What exciting things does 2017 have in store for us? Jaz, Di and Laura update you on many tasty things including the Nintendo Switch, Resident Evil 7, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Overwatch, Gravity Rush 2, Rocketbirds 2, Orwell, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Phew. And our camera operator Nick has a field day with drones and lens flar...

Our Top Picks of 2016

2016 was an excellent year for gaming. The long-anticipated The Last Guardian finally arrived after many years of “will-they-won’t-they” sentiment. People around the globe, including non-gamers, found themselves getting off the couch, talking to total strangers and lurking in weird places thanks to Pokémon Go. And after a less-than-ideal following for Starcraft 2, Blizzard once a...

Hideo Kojima releases a new trailer for Death Stranding!

It was a long awaited moment as Hideo Kojima took the stage at the 2016 Game Awards and received his trophy. He brought along an “early gift for the holidays”, a new trailer for his, until now only teased Playstation 4 game, Death Stranding. The trailer shows a man in a sharp looking suit (played by Guillermo del Toro) nervously making his way through a seemingly desolate and hostile e...

The 2016 Game Awards Stream Live Tomorrow!

The prestigious 2016 Game Awards ceremony will stream live tomorrow (December 1st) at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT. That’s 3pm on Friday 2nd December in New Zealand. It’ll stream on a number of platforms including YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Xbox Live and on the Playstation network. Often described as the Oscars of the games industry, winners will receive their own trophy designed by WETA Wor...

The Best of the Steam Autumn Sale

Prepare your wallets, it’s that time again! The Steam Autumn sale started yesterday and runs through until 30th November. The gimmick this time is that during the sale, you’ll be able to nominate games for the Steam Awards! There are eight unique categories such as The “Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!” Award for the game that most blows your mind, and The “Villain Most In Need Of...

New N7 Day Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer!

Bioware are celebrating N7 Day this year with a new Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer! Mass Effect: Andromeda will be set 600 years in the future from the end of Mass Effect 2, following a group of explorers that embark on a journey to the Andromeda galaxy seeking a new home. As the colonists are in cryostasis for the 600 year journey, they’ll likely be unaware of the events that occur in Mass ...

Nintendo Switch Announced!

Nintendo’s next generation console, Switch was announced today! Nintendo seem to be carving their own niche in the market, with Switch being a hybrid home gaming and portable gaming system. It can attach to a dock for big screen gaming with a traditional controller or be detached and used on the go. It also has two removable controllers on the sides that can be used for local co-op gaming. With a ...

Steam Summer Sale – our top game picks!

The Steam Summer Sale is on until July 4th so there’s still plenty of time to pick up some bargains. With so much of the catalogue on sale, it’s hard to find the best games and deals, so I’ve asked some of the Pretty Much Geeks team for their top recommendations. We’re a Kiwi team so all prices are in NZ dollars. Alien: Isolation $15.49 – 75% off Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: I...

Steam Summer Picnic Sale starts today!

The Steam Summer Picnic Sale starts today and runs until 10am PDT on July 4th, that’s right, 10 glorious days of rock bottom PC game prices! Most games are on sale with big discounts so it’s a great time to buy that game you’ve had your eye on. There’s no flash sales this year so no need to wait until the end of the sale to purchase. It could be a great time to pick up some...

Download Limbo for free today and tomorrow!

Throughout today and tomorrow, Playdead are giving away their critically acclaimed indie adventure games LIMBO for free on Steam! You can download the game here Released in 2011, LIMBO is well known for it’s unique and atmospheric silhouette art style. It’s a horror/puzzle/platformer about a boy who enters LIMBO to track down his sister. Playdead’s new game, INSIDE, is going to b...

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